Gum Disease

Why Do My Gums Hurt in One Spot?

Jun 30, 2024

Have you been holding your face in pain for days, feeling like you want to scream? You probably have painful, swollen gums. This is a common issue. However, if the pain is limited to a particular spot in your gums. It makes you question, “Why do my gums hurt in one spot?” There are many […]

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What Are the Causes of and Treatments for Gum Disease?

Jun 24, 2013

When we think about taking care of our dental health, we often forget about the health of our gums in favor of preventing cavities and keeping our teeth white and shiny. However, even if your teeth are in peak condition, you might still be neglecting another equally important aspect of your dental health — your […]

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Treatments for Receding Gums

May 15, 2013

When you look in the mirror each morning, are you noticing that your teeth are getting just a little bit longer? You’re not crazy. Many adults experience gum recession, a symptom of gingivitis. While you may not like how your new longer teeth look, gum recession is more than just a cosmetic concern. If you […]

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The Best Toothpastes for Better Breath

Apr 18, 2013

No one wants bad breath, but it can happen to the best of us. Sometimes it’s just because of an overly fragrant lunch, but sometimes it’s caused by something a little more permanent: gum disease. If your bad breath is caused by gum disease, you want to be sure to use a toothpaste that does […]

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Can I Reverse Gingivitis?

Mar 28, 2013

Gingivitis, a mild form of gum disease, can indeed be reversed in a matter of weeks when proper care is taken. If gingivitis is not taken care of though, it will advance to periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease that will eventually shrink gums and loosen teeth. Gingivitis is caused by the bacteria in […]

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Antioxidants & Gum Disease

Feb 1, 2013

Antioxidants have long been known to benefit overall health by fighting signs of premature aging as well as degenerative diseases. But now, research affirms the positive effects of antioxidants on oral health as well — especially as it relates to the onset of periodontal (gum) disease. Antioxidants are natural compounds that fight free radicals — […]

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